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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Jack's mom told John after the war that she would hear Jack doing what in his study?
(a) Throwing things.
(c) Typing madly.
2. How did many of the prisoners communicate with their families?
(a) On the telephone.
(b) They wrote letters no-one else would read.
(c) Using codes.
(d) By telegraph.
3. What happened when the enemy came near John?
(a) He shot them down.
(b) He continued forward to release his bombs.
(c) He evaded them and flew away.
(d) He panicked and froze.
4. What did John get more serious about during his second cruise on the USS Intrepid?
(a) His career.
(b) His grades.
(c) His friendships.
(d) Getting married.
5. What did the Frenchman who interviewed John want him to do?
(a) Speak against the United States.
(c) Tell the truth about being a prisoner.
(d) Offer classified information.
6. What was the result of having a famous father for John?
(a) He was treated better than other prisoners.
(b) He was released.
(c) He was able to eat with the enemy.
(d) He was treated more harsly than other prisoners.
7. What did Jake and Slew find difficult when they talked about war experiences to elementary students?
(a) They had a hard time keeping their language clean.
(b) They had to mentally sort out the confidential information.
(c) They had too many traumatic memories.
(d) It was difficult remembering all that happened.
8. What happened to the packages John's wife sent?
(a) They came to him opened with items missing.
(b) She never sent any.
(d) The Vietnamese took the packages so John never received them.
9. How did Jack react to wartime situations that became personal?
(a) He didn't let his personal life interfere with the country's needs.
(b) He worked the politics to his best personal advantage.
(c) He didn't even think about his personal life.
(d) He ignored orders if they went against his personal wishes.
10. Where did Jack ask to have his change of command ceremony?
(a) In a private ceremony in his living room.
(b) In Hanoi.
(c) Back in the United States.
(d) On the USS Oriskany.
11. How did Jack respond to the opinions of those under his command?
(a) He refused to listen to them.
(b) He only listened to the officers under his command.
(c) He was interested in hearing them and truly listened.
(d) He thought that other ideas were ridiculous.
12. What did the Americans who were released in August tell the world?
(a) The Vietnamese actually favored the American prisoners.
(b) The Vietnamese did not treat prisoners well.
(c) The Vietnamese propaganda was accurate.
(d) John had life easy thanks to his father.
13. How did Jack feel about the way America was fighting the Vietnam War?
(a) He thought they were doing a good job.
(b) He was frustrate and challenged Washington on it.
(c) He didn't question it. He just did what he was ordered to do without comment.
(d) He was embarrassed by his country's approach.
14. How did John feel about signing a statement of confession?
(a) He said he would sign if the other prisoners did, too.
(b) He did it, and regretted the action for his whole life.
(c) He knew his signature meant nothing since it was under duress so he signed without hesitation.
(d) He refused to sign.
15. What was John supposed to do in Hanoi on his mission?
(a) Bomb the harbor.
(b) Scan the area for map-making.
(c) Fly over the area sniping people.
(d) Bomb the thermal power plant.
Short Answer Questions
1. What happened to John's wife while he was in the Hilton?
2. What were the prisoners able to do by April of 1969?
3. How were the prisoners treated up to the end of 1969?
4. What protocol did the American Prisoners of War follow?
5. Why were prisoners taken out of their cells?
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